Calling all unsigned bands and musicians! The LIMF Academy 20/21 applications are now open - The Guide Liverpool

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Calling all unsigned bands and musicians! The LIMF Academy 20/21 applications are now open


Are you in a band? A solo musician? Wanting to take the next step with your music career? If so then the LIMF Academy is for you and applications are now open for the class of 20/21.

The LIMF Academy offers exclusive access to activities and insider know-how from the music industry and its aimed at aimed at artists, bands and producer-artists between the ages 16-25 from across Merseyside.

For those selected, the LIMF Academy provides:

  • Financial investment (7 awards of £750 / 3 of £2,500)
  • A variety of performance opportunities
  • Collaborative EP Project and other music making opportunities
  • Access to exclusive monthly masterclasses and workshop sessions with industry experts and practitioners
  • Access to the LIMF Academy Takeover, Industry Insight and Networking Events
  • 25 hours of FREE rehearsal time
  • 12+ hours of mentoring by Industry Professional
  • Free distribution
  • Free PRS For Music Membership
  • FREE Musician’s Union Membership

On top of this, for the three ‘most ready’ artists, producer-artists and/or bands the Academy will also provide:

  • A filmed live session
  • Creation of professional press assets – photographs, EPK and biog
  • Performance at LIMF Academy Orchestrated with the Philharmonic Youth Company + other showcases
  • 3 days of FREE recording studio time, with A&R support
  • Bursary towards live performances and events
  • Marketing and PR support for a single campaign
  • Year round mentoring by Industry Professional
  • Year round coaching by qualified Life Coach


LIMF Academy partners include BBC Introducing, PRS Foundation, Youth Music, PRS For Music, Musician’s Union and Ditto Music.

Complete the online application form HERE to be in with a chance of getting involved.

Be quick, applications close at 5pm on Friday 14 August 2020.

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